Philadelphia Brotherhood Rescue Mission (PBRM)
No Current URL
Philadelphia Brotherhood Rescue Mission gives the following descriptive information:
Established in 1908, PBRM serves the homeless, the needy, and those experiencing substance abuse and addiction. As a faith-based nonprofit organization, it offers the following services:
- Three meals served daily at the PBRM facility.
- An emergency food cupboard and soup kitchen.
- Distribution of boxes of food to families in need.
- Daily religious services (Gospel services, devotional services, and Bible studies).
- The Recovery Through Faith Program (RTFP), an 18-month long-term addiction recovery program that prepares participants to live drug-free, independent lives. Includes modules on Lifeskills, Education, Career, and Family Life Counseling as well as spiritual and emotional counseling through religious studies. Consists of 5 phases that assist the individual in successful reintegration into society. Before entering the 5 phases, participants are evaluated, introduced to the program, and assigned duties. Initial assessment includes health, psychological, and educational screenings.
Shelter and meal services are free of charge. Long-term clients in the RTFP are expected to pay room and board monthly.
In The News
- Suspects Attack Men Outside Homeless Shelter, Threaten to Burn Place Down: Police, NBC-10, March 16, 2016.
A website pbrm.org is mentioned, but the link currently leads to an error message. The link at the top of this page went bad. The phone number I can find for this org is disconnected. Maybe it's time to delete this or mark it "Is-Past".